Abusive debt collectors target Black consumers

An old adage teaches that one man’s pain is another’s gain. That adage is a truism when it comes to the debt collection industry. According...

Will Congress turn back the clock on fair housing?

When future generations read the history of the nation’s first Black president, I believe there will be greater acknowledgement of his administration’s significant accomplishments....

Donald Trump’s apology tour 

As truth begins to come to the attention of those who don’t want to hear it, The Donald travels out of the country to...

Ferguson Center is a tribute to a movement

“Ferguson was used by some of America’s enemies and critics to deflect attention from their shortcomings overseas; to undermine our efforts to promote justice...

Black women are making us proud

We’re not so far from a time when Black people were denied the right to vote. These dismal times perpetuated slave-era subjugation of our...

We can’t allow the 2016 federal elections to stand

We now know beyond all doubt that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. elections to help Donald J. Trump and certain Republican congressional candidates...

Improve Black women’s access to reproductive healthcare

I’ve been a practicing OB/GYN for nearly 15 years, long enough to see patient after patient struggle through the web of systemic barriers that...

Moral courage is standing up for what is right

On January 11, Senator Cory A. Booker (D-NJ) and Representative John Lewis (D-GA) testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee against the nomination of Senator...

They don’t just disappear

If I had to speculate about a common thread that weaves its way through the lives of most of my friends and acquaintances, I’d...

Making the case for investing in HBCUs

RUSHERN BAKER NNPA GUEST COMMENTARY UNCF’s iconic “A Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste” advertising campaign remains the gold standard for shining light on the...

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